[200q20v] RE: Dead alternator (?)

Rob Winchell rbwinchell at yahoo.com
Wed May 23 12:04:53 EDT 2001

Hmmm..interesting! That's a lot cheaper than a new

Do you (or anyone) know the size/dimensions of the new
belt? I don't have my car or manual here with me.

Rob Winchell

--- "Hemberger, Chris" <CHemberger at stanadyne.com>
> Rob,
> I had the EXACT same thing happen to me back in
> Jan., soon after I purchased
> my 200Q. I did the usual diagnostic checks: Battery
> cable splice in pass.
> side footwell, loose alt. belt, defective battery,
> etc.  All systems checked
> fine until I trickled a bit of water on the rotating
> alt. V-belt and 'POOF'!
> - my charging voltage at the 'Jump' post dropped fr
> ~14.5v to <10.0V - as I
> recall.  Simply replaced the V-belt, performed the
> same test and saw no
> essentially no real difference in dry vs. wet
> voltage.  I'd be willing to
> bet that you have the same condition.  Let me know -
> I'm interested in your
> outcome.  Good Luck.
> Chris Hemberger
> Amston, CT

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